The Department of Physics and Astronomy has new state-of-the-art collaborative undergraduate laboratories, a biophysics research laboratory, collaborative computer rooms and classrooms and powerful computers. It also operates the Drake Municipal Observatory where regular public nights and other events take place.
The new Biophysics and Advance Physics Laboratory at the Department opened January 30, 2013. This is a multi-functional research and instruction space with modern equipment and instructional media.
The department also manages and presents Public Nights at the Drake Municipal Observatory.